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April 2, 2020

Judges School Update – Before the current Covid-19 crisis arrived our dedicated IAC Judges participated in 8 of the16 planned 2020 Judges Schools.  Most of the remainder have been postponed with a few cancelled.   The current crisis will not last forever so when the contest season gets going, we will need Judges.

Looking ahead, long-time IAC volunteer DJ Molny, and myself as Chair of the Judges Program, are putting together a webinar that will deliver the Practical Aerobatic Judging recurrency training using the EAA’s webinar technology.  Much thanks to EAA for the help.  We...

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April 2, 2020
For Immediate Release
 
Lakeland, Florida: For over 45 Years, SUN ‘n FUN has brought millions of aerospace professionals, businesses, supporters and enthusiasts together each spring to celebrate the incredible wonder and limitless opportunities of flight. In 2014, we proudly unveiled that the annual SUN ‘n FUN event would become the primary fundraiser for the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE), our STEM-based learning campus created to...
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March 26, 2020

NEWS RELEASE

By Jack J. Pelton, EAA CEO and Chairman of the Board

March 26, 2020 - My fellow EAAers, I’m writing this to address the status of AirVenture Oshkosh 2020. Today we are still planning on having the event beginning July 20, 2020.  In that context, I wanted to let people know how we’re approaching the planning process for AirVenture, and to...

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March 25, 2020

These are challenging times for organizations. The IAC is an association based on activity and social interaction and we are feeling the separation from our friends more keenly as we get deeper into the contest and judges school season. See Jack Pelton's message regarding AirVenture planning HERE.(updated 3/26/20)

We want to be compliant with...

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March 16, 2020

Due to Guidelines issued by the CDC for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) some judge schools and contests are cancelling or rescheduling their events. Please check the IAC Judge School Calendar and the IAC Contest Calendar before you travel.

Updates for March 16-30:

The judge school in ...

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March 13, 2020
For Immediate Release
 
Lakeland, FL: SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence are deeply concerned about the developing crisis with COVID-19 and understand our responsibility to help in the fight against the spread of the disease. Our first priority is always the health, safety, and well-being of our patrons, partners, staff and volunteers. With the full support of Polk County, the City of Lakeland, Lakeland Linder International Airport, and the FAA, at this time we are planning to postpone the 2020 SUN ‘n FUN...
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